Health Sciences: Wolfson - Wolfson LTCapacity: 120
Centrally Bookable: Yes
Schedule for Wednesday 27 October 2021
How to use the equipment in this classroom »
Adjusting the lighting
- Lectern height
Using the data projectors
- Using the microphone
- Adjusting the audio levels
- Recording the lecture (optional)
- Packing up
- Getting help
- Related links
Use the light switches near the entrance to adjust the lighting as needed.
To adjust the lectern height as needed, hold down the Up or Down button on the left hand side of the lectern (above the left hand pull-out tray).
Projector positions are indicated as if you're facing the teaching wall.
Use the Screen Right and Screen Light dials on the teaching wall to set the screens at the required height.
Left projector: On the lectern Crestron control panel, press the top row POWER ON button to turn the projector on/off.
- Right projector: On the lectern Crestron control panel, press the bottom row POWER ON button to turn the projector on/off.
Projectors take 1 minute to warm up before you can use them. If they've recently been switched off, wait a few minutes before switching them on.
Use the lectern Crestron control panel to select inputs for the left and right projectors:
The classroom PC is built into the lectern and is accessible by using the classroom PC control panel on the right hand side of the lectern. Press the Up button to open the screen, keyboard and mouse. Press the Down button to close these items. In case of emergency, press the X button to stop the movement.
Logging into the PC
|Using a CD / DVD||Using a USB flash drive|
The classroom PC is already connected to the UCT network, which allows you to access the Internet and your network drives (i.e. your F: and G: drives).
|You can play CDs or DVDs using the classroom PC's built-in optical drive. The drive is located on the right hand side of the lectern - next to the keyboard.||
|Caution: Do not save any files onto the classroom PC because your data will be lost when the PC reboots. Save all files to your own USB flash drive.|
Note: Cables are located in the equipment room.
|Internet / network access|
Connect the HDMI cable from your laptop HDMI port to the HDMI port on the right hand side of the lectern.
If the projection screen doesn't display your laptop screen output:
The document camera acts as a writing surface – similar to writing on an overhead projector slide - and can project existing documents, images and objects. Basic instructions for these features are provided below. Advanced functionality includes freezing an image, adding annotations to your images, recording video and saving these captures to external storage. Consult the instruction pack in the safe (or online) to learn how to use the advanced functionality.
- Turn the document camera on by pressing the POWER button on the document camera control panel (on the left hand side of the lectern). The power light turns solid green.
- Place your display item (document or object) on the document camera display surface.
Adjust the document camera as required:
- Move the camera head as needed.
- To brighten your display item, press the LAMP button on the document camera control panel to turn the light on.
- To adjust image quality or size, either press the AF button once, or use the zoom buttons on the document camera control panel to zoom as needed.
- When you've finished using the document camera, switch the light off then press the POWER button to turn the document camera off. Leave the camera head as is.
This classroom is equipped with a hearing loop - which enhances audio quality for hearing-impaired audience members. To ensure that the hearing loop functions correctly, please use a microphone when conducting your lecture.
- Take the lapel mic with its body pack out of the equipment room safe.
Clip the lapel mic onto your clothing at chest level.
Put the body pack into your pocket or clip onto your belt.
- Switch the mic on using the On/Off switch on the body pack.
Note: When you switch the mic on, if the light on the body pack is red or amber, the battery is low or in error. In this case, use the phone on the teaching wall to request classroom support.
Use the PC dial on the lectern to adjust the audio level of the classroom PC or the laptop / other device you have connected. Use the MIC1 dial to adjust the audio levels of the lapel mic.
Your lecture will only be recorded if you've booked a recording session via the Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT). For more information, visit: http://www.cilt.uct.ac.za/cilt/lecture-recording. Once CILT have confirmed your booking, take note of the information they will provide.
For your lecture in this classroom:
- To record your voice clearly, use the lapel mic.
- If you want any electronic visuals to be recorded, use the data projector in the classroom (i.e. do not bring your own projector) and keep your visuals within the camera's field of view. See the field of view at www.icts.uct.ac.za | Classroom Support | Classroom information database - IIDM - WOLFSON LT.
- If your class is the last before Meridian or at the end of the day, turn off the data projectors, lapel mic and document camera. Also close the classroom PC screen, keyboard and mouse.
- If you've used the classroom PC, log out by clicking the Start orb | > | Log off.
- Remove all devices you've plugged into the lectern, such as your flash drive or laptop.
- Check the lapel mic body pack light. If it's red, plug the body pack in to charge in the safe. It's it's amber, use the classroom phone to report a battery error.
- Put the lapel mic, body pack and cables back into the equipment room safe and lock the safe and equipment room.
- Store the chalk and the chalk duster on the board or a separate desk (i.e. not the lectern).
- Roll up both projector screens.
Getting help (Note: Telephonic support hours: 7:30 AM to 4PM, Monday to Friday)
Send an email to email@example.com, or use the phone near the entrance to request immediate assistance:
- Pick up the handset.
- Select the relevant option from the list:
- Press 1 if you have an emergency
- Press 2 for classroom support
- Press 3 for maintenance issues (Properties & Services)
- Press 4 for Campus Protection Services
- To dial, press the checkmark symbol on the keypad.
- Hang up the phone to end the call.
Room CapabilitiesThe following equipment is available in this room. Click on one to reveal more information.
VGA & Audio Cable Combo– MGMA-6
Network Cable - CAT 6 Ethernet
HDMI Cable – ETH-6
Inter M QD4960
Univox PLS X5
Polycom- IP 331
Keyboard and Mouse
Logitech - MK120 Combo
Document Camera Controls
Data Projector Controls
This venue has a camera that tracks the movement of the presenter.
Data projector output is recorded in this venue.